the best phones of the decade part 2

At the turn of the decade we look back at the most influential phones to come out in the past 10 years. You can find the first part here.

Google Pixel – 2016, October

After parting ways with Motorola, Google tapped long-term partner HTC to develop the Pixel and Pixel XL (HTC also built the first ever Android phone). But this isn’t about the search giant finally slapping its name on a phone, which it avoided previously so as not to antagonize other Android makers. It’s not about the death of the Nexus line either.

No, this is about computational photography. Google developed a…